In Paraguay, Politicians Await the U.S.’s Next Move
After Treasury Department sanctions against high-ranking politicians for alleged “significant corruption,” what could be next?
What Lula Sees
Brazil’s president and his allies are acting like they see existential threats everywhere. They’re not wrong, writes AQ’s editor-in-chief.
Lula Should Look to the Future, Not the Past
By focusing on interest rates and reindustrialization, Brazil’s president is missing out on the real opportunities facing his government.
Entrevista: Chanceler Mauro Vieira define a “doutrina Lula” para as relações exteriores
O ministro conversa com o editor-chefe da Americas Quarterly sobre a relação com a China, os EUA, a necessidade de reformas em organismos multilaterais e outros temas.
Q&A: Brazil’s Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira on the “Lula Doctrine”
An exclusive interview with Brazil’s top diplomat, on the relationship with China, the U.S., the need for multilateral reform, and more.
AQ Podcast: Lula 3 So Far
An expert on the history of Lula’s Workers’ Party assesses the president’s third term as it approaches the 100-day mark.
Can Argentina’s Time Bomb Be Defused?
As this year’s election nears, so does the danger of repeating a dynamic where each outgoing government leaves the next with pressing problems to solve.
As Argentina’s Economy Sputters, Security Concerns Shape Its Campaign
Even as inflation nears triple digits, opposition politicians see opportunity in Argentines’ concerns over safety and organized crime.
One Year On: Which Boric Presides Over Chile?
The former student activist has had to face the reality of governing — and securing the streets he once marched on.
Can a Pipeline Fix Argentina’s Economy—and Sway the Election?
President Fernández and Finance Minister Massa are hoping Vaca Muerta will help the country export its way out of stagnation—starting before this year’s presidential election.
AQ Podcast: How Organized Crime Is Changing In Latin America
An overview of the security landscape in the region, including how organized crime is pushing into previously calm countries
AQ Podcast: Uruguay’s Lessons for the World
A Uruguayan journalist on how the country’s success story was built and why it is still far from perfect.
AQ Podcast: Ways Forward for the Amazon
A Brazilian security and development expert on political challenges ahead for the region, but also responsible investment opportunities.
Mariana Enríquez’s Meaningful Monsters
An Argentine novel uses the supernatural to explore abuses of power in the country’s past and present.
Uruguay’s “Fascinating Gambit” On Trade
The nation is looking past Mercosur to China and the Pacific—and Washington is in danger of missing out.